Tribune Statement On DirecTV Negotiations
CHICAGO, March 31, 2012 -- Tribune Broadcasting released the following statement regarding its negotiations with DirecTV:
"Tribune Broadcasting has not reached an agreement or come to terms with DirecTV on any aspect of its contract, which expires at midnight tonight. Any statement by DirecTV to the contrary is inaccurate and misleading."
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